The Rise of Robotexts
When it comes to texting scams, the key is knowing how to respond - and when not too. Scammers are always trying to find a way into your life. Just when anti-spam technology started to limit the number of robocalls we get, fraudsters started sneaking into our phones through another window...our text messages.
Protecting Yourself from Popular Scam Tactics
Fraudsters utilize many different tactics to deceive individuals, often to obtain their personal information. This information is then used by fraudsters to create synthetic identities. Synthetic identity fraud is defined as the use of a combination of personally identifiable information (PII) to fabricate a person or entity in order to commit a dishonest act for personal or financial gain.